Who Deserves 'The Dirkie' For G2 Win?

Amongst other things, sports blowhards around the world have been saying the DAL/POR series would be gritty and physical, pure playoff basketball. They got that part right -- Portland jumped out to an early lead, but Dallas turned the momentum in the second half and Portland couldn't swing it back. Final 101-89, Mavs lead series 2-0. Playoff Dirkie Number Two is freshly-cast and ready to go.

The Dirkie -- Mavericks snuff Trailblazers, 101-89

Who's our hero of the night?

Player of the Game, Round 1 Game 2

Dirk Nowitzki -- late game God Mode, again

Jason Kidd -- 18 points, 8 assists, agelessness

Peja Stojakovic -- former bad guy with 21 and 5

Jason Terry -- should've-been 6thMOTY with 10

Tyson Chandler -- Center A with 10 boards

Brendan Haywood -- Center B with 4 offensive rebounds

Shawn Marion -- efficient 6 points

Jose Juan Barea -- did you see that hesitation move?

DeShawn Stevenson -- started again, nicked a steal

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